Greencare Homes for semi-urban and rural population

With great advances in technology comes the great gift of living longer. The other side of this equation is the challenge of caring for the ageing population. Aged care models has different types of care from self-managed care to caring for people with chronic illness. Netherlands has been in the

Integrating wellness at the point of work

Bundling complementary services has always been a strategy adopted by different business to increase their positioning with new customer segments. Mobile phone with accessory is a classic example. This established strategy becomes innovative when organizations find interesting propositions to up-sell and cross- sell services along with partner products. Large Australian

Smile per hour for healthy living

Science has proven the positive effect of smiling. Laughter therapy is popular amongst several age groups. Taking cue from this, the Australian municipality of Port Phillip launched a social cohesion project, smiles per Hour, to make neighborhoods friendlier. City of Port Philip in Melbourne, have put up ‘Smile per hour’

R U Ok? Simple words with Larger Meaning

R U OK is a simple campaign popular in Australia which promotes dialogue on mental health matters in family and friends. R U OK? inspire and empower everyone to meaningfully connect with the people around them and start a conversation with those in their world who may be struggling with

Promoting wellness insurance and not sickness insurance

Fear, love and safety has been traditionally the themes under which Insurance companies have marketed their products for decades. For the new age customer, that positioning doesn’t work anymore. Invariably insurance is now sold as a positive reinforcement needed to live a disease free and healthy life. Vitality has been

Small move, big impact to remember the heritage

There are several countries in the modern world which has completely a new identity and it becomes a challenge to ensure the current and future generations have awareness and value their heritage. Australia, one such country which acknowledges its traditional custodians  is always keen to respect its past, present and

Agile learning in construction

Learning in the moment, learning to incrementally drive behavior change, learning for outcomes, learning anytime & anywhere – these are the common traits which can be collectively called as Agile learning. Agile mindset, methods and tools has gained rapid adoption in last five years and is now a de-facto method

Mumbai’s punishing signal

An interesting initiative to tackle a common problem in India -Honking at traffic signals. What if the behavior of people is redirected against them to instantly face consequences of their action. Yes, that was the thought behind this experiment. Though the practicality of scaling this questionable, there are some interesting

Corporate titles with a twist : Rise of T-Shaped CXO

Everyone in corporate world likes to have rich and fancy titles, however, there are corporations who take the business of crafting titles quite seriously with a reason. On face value, one can dismiss new titles as, ‘different but same’, however, little research will show certain titles are constructed with purpose

Taking cultural competency seriously

One of the most discussed topics in the workplace in this globalized world is diversity. While diversity had many facets- gender, ethnicity, nationality etc, the one area that is usually understated is the appreciation of different cultures. Today,  most of the  large organizations either locally or globally are being made